Gildner TEThayer ZM. The Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Maternity Care Preferences for Future Pregnancies Among Women Living in the United States. Frontiers in Sociology, 6, 17. doi:10.3389/fsoc.2021.611407

Gildner TE, Casana J. Intestinal parasitic infection within a wealthy nineteenth century household from rural New England: Evidence from Dartmouth College, New Hampshire. (In Press: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports).


Cepon-Robins TJ, Blackwell AD, Gildner TE, Liebert MA, Urlacher SS, Madimenos FC, Eick GN, Snodgrass JJ, Sugiyama LS. Pathogen disgust sensitivity protects against infection in a high pathogen environment. PNAS, 118(8), e2018552118.

DeLouize AM, Liebert MA, Madimenos FC, Urlacher SS, Schrock JM, Cepon-Robins TJ, Gildner TE, Blackwell AD, Harrington CJ, Amir D, Bribiescas RG, Snodgrass JJ, Sugiyama LS. Low prevalence of anemia among Shuar communities of Amazonian
American Journal of Human Biology, e23590. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23590

Sherin M, Gildner TE, Thayer ZM. The Association between COVID-19-Related Changes to duration of working during pregnancy and Prenatal Depression. (In Press: Frontiers in Global Women's Health).


Gildner TE, Cepon-Robins TJ, Liebert MA, Urlacher SS, Schrock JM, Harrington CJ, Snodgrass JJ, Sugiyama LS. Market integration and soil-transmitted helminth infection among the Shuar of Amazonian Ecuador. PLOS One.

Gildner TE, Levy SB. Intersecting vulnerabilities in human biology: Synergistic interactions between climate change and increasing obesity rates. American Journal of Human Biology.

Gildner TE. Links between metabolic syndrome and the microbiome. Clinical brief. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health: eoaa007,

Gildner TE, Laugier EJ, Thayer ZM. Exercise routine change is associated with prenatal depression scores during the COVID-19 pandemic among pregnant women across the United States. PLOS One, 15(12),

Gildner TE, Thayer ZM. Birth plan alterations among American women in response to COVID-19. Health Expectations.

Gildner TE, Thayer ZM. Maternal and child health during the COVID-19 pandemic: Contributions in the field of human biology. American Journal of Human Biology.

Gildner TE. Human reproductive hormone measures: Methodological considerations and anthropological importance. American Journal of Human Biology (invited special edition article collection).

Cepon-Robins TJ, Gildner TE. Old Friends Meet A New Foe – A potential role for immune-priming parasites in mitigating COVID-19 morbidity and mortality. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2020(1): 234–248.

Thayer ZM, Gildner TE. COVID-19-related financial stress associated with higher likelihood of depression among pregnant women living in the United States. American Journal of Human Biology.

Cepon-Robins TJ, Gildner TE, Liebert MA, Colehour AM, Urlacher SS, Madimenos FC, Snodgrass JJ, Sugiyama LS. Soil‐transmitted helminth infection and intestinal inflammation among the Shuar of Amazonian Ecuador. American Journal of Human Biology: 1-10.

Gildner TE, Salinas-Rodríguez A, Manrique-Espinoza B, Moreno-Tamayo K, Kowal P. Does poor sleep impair cognition during aging? Longitudinal associations between sleep duration and cognitive performance in older Mexican adults. Geriatrics and Gerontology International 83:161-168.


Gildner TE, Ng N, Wu F, Guo Y, Snodgrass JJ, Kowal P. Ideal cardiovascular health and cognitive test performance: testing a modified index of Life’s Simple 7 among older Chinese adults. Frontiers in Public Health 6:352.


Gildner TE, Snodgrass JJ, Evans C, Kowal P. Associations between physical function and subjective well-being in older adults from low- and middle-income countries: Results from the Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE). Journal of Aging and Physical Activity (2018):1-31.

Urlacher SS, Ellison PT, Sugiyama LS, Pontzer H, Eick G, Liebert MA, Cepon-Robins TJ, Gildner TE, and Snodgrass JJ. Tradeoffs between immune activity and childhood growth are temporally diverse and buffered by body fat. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(17):e3914-3921.

Stagaman K, Cepon-Robins TJ, Liebert MA, Gildner TE, Urlacher SS, Madimenos FC, Guillenmin K, Snodgrass JJ, Sugiyama LS, Bohannan BJM. Market integration predicts human gut microbiome attributes across a gradient of economic development. mSystems 3(1):e00122-17. 10.1128/mSystems.00122-17


Arokiasamy P, Kowal P, Capistrant BD, Gildner TE, Thiele E, Biritwum RB, et al. Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases in 6 Low-and Middle-Income Countries: Findings from Wave 1 of the World Health Organization's Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE). American Journal of Epidemiology 185(6):414-428.

Gildner TE, Cepon-Robins TJ, Liebert MA, Urlacher SS, Snodgrass JJ, Madimenos FC, Sugiyama LS. Regional variation in Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura infections by age cohort and sex: effects of market integration among the indigenous Shuar of Amazonian Ecuador. Journal of Physiological Anthropology 35(1):28-39.

Gildner TE, Liebert MA, Capistrant BD, D’Este C, Snodgrass JJ, Kowal P. Perceived Income Adequacy and Well-Being among Older Adults in Six Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences (Nov): gbw145.

Urlacher SS, Liebert MA, Snodgrass JJ, Blackwell AD, Cepon-Robins TJ, Gildner TE, Madimenos FC, Amir D, Bribiescas RG, Sugiyama LS. Heterogeneous effects of market integration on sub-adult body size and nutritional status among the Shuar of Amazonian Ecuador. Annals of Human Biology 43(4):316-329.

Urlacher SS, Snodgrass JJ, Liebert MA, Cepon-Robins TJ, Gildner TE, Sugiyama LS. Brief Communication: The Application of Knemometry to Measure Childhood Short-Term Growth among the Indigenous Shuar of Ecuador. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 160:353–357.

Gildner TE, Barrett TM, Liebert MA, Kowal P, Snodgrass JJ. Does BMI generated by self-reported height and weight measure up in older adults from middle-income countries? Results from the study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE). BMC Obesity, 2:44-57.

Urlacher SS, Blackwell AD, Liebert MA, Madimenos FC, Cepon-Robins TJ, Gildner TE, Snodgrass JJ, Pozo J, Tiwia W, Sugiyama LS. Physical growth of the Shuar: Height, Weight, and BMI references for an indigenous Amazonian population. American Journal of Human Biology 28(1):16-30.

Gildner TE, Liebert MA, Kowal P, Chatterji S, Snodgrass JJ. Sleep duration, sleep quality, and obesity risk among older adults from six middle-income countries: Findings from the Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE). American Journal of Human Biology 26(6):803-812.

Gildner TE, Liebert MA, Kowal P, Chatterji S, Snodgrass JJ. Associations between Sleep Duration, Sleep Quality, and Cognitive Test Performance among Older Adults from Six Middle Income Countries: Results from the Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE). Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 10(6):613-621.

Cepon TJ, Gildner TE, Liebert MA, Colehour AM, Urlacher SS, Snodgrass JJ, Madimenos FC, Sugiyama LS. Soil-transmitted helminth prevalence and infection intensity among geographically and economically distinct Shuar communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Journal of Parasitology 100(5):598-607.

Colehour AM, Meadow JA, Liebert MA, Cepon-Robins TJ, Gildner TE, Urlacher SS, Bohannan BJM, Snodgrass JJ, Sugiyama LS. Local domestication of microbes via cassava beer fermentation. PeerJ 2:e479.



Gildner TE. Book Review: Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course (by Suzanne R. Kunkel, J. Scott Brown, and Frank J. Whittington). American Journal of Human Biology 28(3):445.

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